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Sunday, February 07, 2010      8 comments

The dinner theatre was a great experience. I had envisioned a meal that would stuff me until it hurt to move. Not so. We had a plain salad, baked chicken breast with rice, corn, and a pudding desert. We saw Steel Magnolias. It was a good pr... Read more
Resistance Bands
Friday, February 05, 2010      9 comments

I have not used resistance bands in a while. I suspect I have never used them properly. Yesterday I used them with a DVD that shows you exactly how to render yourself walkless with a piece of rubber. Holy COW!!!!! I am so sore it is not even... Read more
Just Say NO to GOOGLE GMAIL If You Value Sanity
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      12 comments

Google's GMAIL is driving me NUTS! I created this email address just for one class that I am teaching at a different school this term. I do not have faculty email there, so I created an address in GMAIL just for them. First of all, the ... Read more
Bright White Walk
Saturday, January 30, 2010      4 comments

Lester contemplates the snow. He sneered at me for thinking I can get an accurate reading after Snow Bl... Read more
Updated Snoryboard
Friday, January 29, 2010      2 comments

These were taken at 4:30 on January 29. ... Read more
A Snoryboard
Friday, January 29, 2010      2 comments

11:00 am January 29, 2010 11:30 am January 29, 2010 2:00 pm January 29, 2010 ... Read more
One More Thing to DO!
Thursday, January 21, 2010      6 comments

I do not know if I will be able to blog here much for a while. I enjoy the blog, but it has been difficult to keep up this blog and my external blog, A Little Spark of Madness. Today I made the decision to pick up another class that I am not t... Read more
One Last Christmas Dinner
Sunday, January 10, 2010      4 comments

Next year I am gonna cook a steak on the Foreman and fix a salad for Christmas dinner. I can hardly believe that I used to cook big meals every single Sunday when my children were little. It takes so much out of me now. The son and his ... Read more
Old Man Winter Wears Tights
Sunday, January 03, 2010      4 comments

C-C-c-c-cold! Looks like everyone in the state got snow except Walnut Ridge. That’s okay. My son said they did not get enough snow to be pretty . . . .just enough to make the roads dangerous. I feel the pounds packing on right now. I ... Read more
The Nativity
Monday, December 21, 2009      0 comments

John Milton’s poem, “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity,” is one of my favorites, and I want to share it with you. Milton reminds us that in addition to celebrating the birth of our Lord, the nativity is a time of mourning because the purpose... Read more
Hymns and Hums
Saturday, December 19, 2009      3 comments

Every year it's the same. I say I will have everything finished early, so I can relax the week of Christmas. This year I even took an extra week of vacation. HA! I wonder what in the Sam Hill I would have done if I didn't. I spent one whole... Read more
Winding Down
Sunday, November 29, 2009      1 comments

Cook breakfast. Clean a little. Grade a little. Finish off decoupage project. Watch a movie -- Cars. Shop for groceries. Make a veggie dip for tomorrow. Chop veggies in prep for tomorrow. Bake ornaments. Make supper. ... Read more
The Sodiademon is Hiding in YOUR Kitchen
Friday, November 27, 2009      3 comments

Wow! I jumped on the scales this morning and they screamed! What’s up with that, I asked myself. I have spent a lot of time in The Chair grading lately, but I am getting in exercise. I’ve been sticking with a healthy breakfast. I usually co... Read more
Make Your Own Christmas
Friday, November 27, 2009      5 comments

Does anyone remember decoupage projects from our youth? It is incredibly cheap to decoupage. I taught my grandson how to decoupage tonight. I brought home a bubblegum bucket from work. Christian cut out pictures of flowers and cats from ol... Read more
Song of Grasshopper
Thursday, November 12, 2009      2 comments

Grasshopper Song There is no sweeter music than the Song of Grasshopper. Only the female grasshopper sings this song. The male grasshoppers cannot sing it at all because they do not know the notes. The song is passed from mother to da... Read more

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